An article from earlier this year, but one that really resonates with me:
This related opinion piece puts it pretty bluntly, but I think the author is on to something: “Trauma Survivors Deserve Treatment that Actually Works.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-g-kraut/ptsd-treatment_b_3177364.html
I’m a big believer in Evidence-Based Psychotherapies (EBPs). I think it is my ethical responsibility to offer my clients the best treatment available, and for me that means using EBPs. This doesn’t mean that you’re getting a dry, one-size-fits-all therapy; it means that there are scientifically-supported frameworks and tools that can be used to help improve your well-being.
I’m glad to see the Veterans Health Administration is putting a lot of resources behind these powerful and effective therapies: